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College Board is an American not-for-profit organization that was formed in December 1899 as the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) to expand access to higher education. While College Board is not an association of colleges, it runs a membership association of institutions, including over 6,000 schools, colleges, universities and other educational organizations.


SAT Adversity Index: A Drive Toward Diversity Without Discussing Race

The College Board, which administers the SAT, is joining a broadening movement toward using race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action.
NYTimes.com - Published

College Board CEO defends "adversity score" for SAT takers

The organization's new "adversity score" is designed to help colleges better understand a student's background, CEO David Coleman says
CBS News - Published

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How To Start Your Kid's College Fund [Video]How To Start Your Kid's College Fund

According to College Board data, the yearly cost of tuition, room and board at a private college has nearly doubled in the last 30 years. It averages $48,500. Business Insider suggests that parents..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

College Board Exams Are Spendy, But Certain Eligible Students Might Get A Big Discount [Video]College Board Exams Are Spendy, But Certain Eligible Students Might Get A Big Discount

Everyone knows getting a college education isn't cheap. And these days, the cost of even getting into a college is skyrocketing, too. For example, the fees for taking the basic SAT and ACT, without the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published


College Board CEO says SAT adversity score measures "what you've overcome"

The College Board will start assigning an "adversity score" to all students taking the SAT to capture their social and economic background. It's meant to help admissions officers account for any..
CBS News - Published

SAT testing company adding 'disadvantage' score to some students' exams

The College Board is rolling out a new system that assigns test-takers a score based on the environment they grew up in.
USATODAY.com - Published

SAT to Add ‘Adversity Score’ That Rates Students’ Hardships

The College Board is adding a measure of students’ socioeconomic background, including factors like the crime and poverty levels where they live, to help colleges put test scores in context.
NYTimes.com - Published

SAT exam reportedly adding "adversity scores" to capture student's backgrounds

The Wall Street Journal reports a new scoring index on the SAT will calculate an individual student's "adversity score" looking at 15 factors tied to family income, neighborhood, and the quality of..
CBS News - Published

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